Robert Ashe and Matthew Leighton

Two Cape Elizabeth High School seniors have been designated as National Merit Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program. The program is conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

The commended students are Robert Ashe & Matthew Leighton.

The students were selected based on their 2020 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) scores. More than one million juniors complete the PSAT/NMSQT each year and are automatically entered in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Approximately 16,000 advance to become semifinalists and about 34,000 are commended.